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Barack Obama Is A Fool

ok, I get the whole nice guy act. He is a gentleman. I love how he is transcending race, refusing to get sucked into the normal race baiting games. His election could transform the entire debate about race. He seems willing to reach out to independents and reject the scorched earth politics of Clinton/Rove.

Yet he remains convinced that diplomacy is an effective tool against terrorists. This is just plain dumb. We have watched for over a decade hard core negotations with the Palestinians. Yielding nothing. Same thing with Iran. These guys just laugh at us. Yet Barack seems to think that just because he went to Harvard he will be able to pull of what nobody on earth has yet accomplished. This is the height of arrogance, self-delusion.

Mon. Feb 11, 10:23am

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You're so right, pp. Let's just go nuke them all, that's the only language those damn terrorists understand.

Monday, February 11, 2008, 10:46 AM

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Barack Obama Is A Fool

Is spewing off about presidential candidates part of your diet regime? You opened the door, so expect people to walk through. His approach is not a "nice guy routine" it is incorporating diplomacy and dialogue which has been beneficial and part of this countries foreign policy in the past. The occupation of these countries has accomplished nothing more than alienating the world, coloring their view of us as antagonistic and affixing a large bullseye on to this country for future attacks. Iraq is not the headquarters for terrorism. Perhaps you should check your delusional level today or take some courses at Harvard.

Monday, February 11, 2008, 10:47 AM

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Naive is a better word

so can any of you elightened ones explain why after a barrage of diplomacy the Palestinians are now starving? Saddam could have avoided a war, but diplomacy was useless with him. I'm not talking about nuking them all, I'm talking about not being naive.

Can one gain anything meaningful by projecting weakness in any negotiation?

Monday, February 11, 2008, 10:56 AM

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oh good--a political thread. this should go well.

Monday, February 11, 2008, 10:59 AM

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Since you mentioned Saddam... explain to me how imposing trade embargo's on a country that lead to millions of children dying because of a lack of medicine is considered diplomacy???

Monday, February 11, 2008, 11:01 AM

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But What Kind of Salad Dressing Does He Like?

We're a country born of war and violence. The history we teach our kids lacks depth, understanding and often neglects the last 50 years of events. Most Americans couldn't even tell you exactly where Palestine is on a map. We have so few skilled diplomats representing our country..yet we're convinced diplomacy doesn't work? Well, if you're using the wrong tools for the job, hell ya! Let's face it, we Americans suck at diplomacy. There are very few of us skilled in the art. So we blame diplomacy just because we don't know how to do it. We're too arrogant and ignorant to get in and understand the cultures we've negotiating with.

Blowing up other countries rarely does anyone any good. Bombs away you say? Nuclear fallout will end up in your lettuce eventually since we all live on the same planet. So there..let's go full circle back on track with weight loss to you think Obama likes low-fat or full-fat dressing? And croutons? What about those bacon bits? Romaine or iceberg? How does he cut such a trim figure!

From now on, I propose that all political threads have a weightloss connection. ;)

Monday, February 11, 2008, 11:17 AM

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Monday, February 11, 2008, 11:26 AM

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he doesn't have my vote.

Monday, February 11, 2008, 11:46 AM

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11:26..not clear..who are you calling a troll? This is post was legit. I voted for Obama full disclosure. And I think being down on diplomacy is misguided as we haven't really had a great diplomat in a long time. Ben Franklin, maybe?!

Monday, February 11, 2008, 12:28 PM

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As long as the warmongers currently in office are shown to the door I am a happy girl.
Diplomacy, they have no idea what diplomacy is. For Dick and George Diplomacy=Threat.

Monday, February 11, 2008, 12:39 PM

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